Unknown (Roman); Head of a Warrior, ca. 300 C.E.; mosaic. Gift of Sir Henry Rawlinson through Dwight W. Marsh, Class of 1842, by exchange. (41.5.4)
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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Winter Break 2013

Caption: Christopher Brown, Untitled (from “Artists’ Impressions”), c.1989-1991, lithograph on paper, Museum purchase, Kathryn Hurd Fund_x400

Except for evening programs the museum will be closed for installation from December 24 through January 24.

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Art of the Month Club: Peter Low

William Morris Hunt (American, 1824-1879), Niagara Falls, 1878, oil on canvas. Gift of the estate of J. Malcolm Forbes._x600

I love William Morris Hunt’s 1878 Niagara Falls. This is partly because, as a transplanted Canadian, the painting calls me back – across a border of time as well as place…

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WCMA’s own Morton Schamberg at The New-York Historical Society’s The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution Exhibition

Morton Livingston Schamberg, Study of a Girl (Fanette Reider), c.1912, oil on canvas, Bequest of Lawrence H. Bloedel, Class of 1923_x600
Morton Livingston Schamberg, Study of a Girl (Fanette Reider), c.1912, oil on canvas, Bequest of Lawrence H. Bloedel, Class of 1923.

For those of you thinking of heading to New York to catch The New-York Historical Society’s new exhibition on the famous Armory Show of 1913, be prepared to have a moment of hometown recognition.  WCMA’s own painting Study of a Girl (Fanette Reider) by American artist Morton Livingston Schamberg figures prominently among the works by Americans…

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